There are 7 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Shields by plane, train, subway, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Newcastle, train  •  2 h 7 min

  1. LHR - NCL

$72 - $282

Cheapest option

Tube, train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Piccadilly

$48 - $82

5 alternative options

Fly to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 23 min

  1. LHR - EDI

$77 - $301

Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. LHR - LBA

$102 - $275

Bus  •  7 h

  1. National Express

$90 - $110

Bus, train  •  8 h 37 min

  1. OXF|the airline

$117 - $191

Drive  •  4 h 40 min

  1. 287.3 miles

$60 - $90

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and South Shields, England?

National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Shields once daily. Tickets cost $90 - $110 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Train operators
Nexus Metro
Phone
0191 203 3199
Email
contactmetro@nexus.org.uk
Website
nexus.org.uk
Train from Newcastle upon Tyne, Haymarket (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (Newcastle Haymarket Metro Station) to South Shields (Tyne and Wear Metro Station) (South Shields Metro Station)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
nexus.org.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Train from Oxford to Durham
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $170
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from London Kings Cross to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$40 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $130
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $27
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and South Shields is 398 km. The road distance is 460 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Shields is to Tube and train which costs £35 - £65 and takes 4 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Shields is to fly and train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs £50 - £220.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London and arriving at North Shields. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Shields, including transfers.

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